Program Overview

Fostering an active user community around our technology to provide feedback and share ideas is fundamental to our ability to deliver cutting-edge simulation products and technology. Bohemia Interactive Simulations is committed to including academia in this user community to help nurture the next generation of computer game developers and to support academic research in training and simulation.

We provide specific benefits to the academic community including provision of our software at no cost, an industry face to academic projects, and a dedicated academic liaison.

Research Interests

BISim is keen for academia to innovate around the use of its software and address a number technology challenges including:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Physics Modeling
  • Environmental Modeling
  • Visualisation and Sound
  • VR/AR/MR
  • Computational Efficiency
  • Simulation Control and Ease of Use
  • Training Effectiveness Studies
  • Non-Military Exploitation

Academic Licenses

Under the academic program, BISim provides qualifying academic institutions with academic licenses of the latest VBS3 and VBS Simulation SDK software together with limited technical support for no charge. Any research publications based on the use of our academic license software are expected to be publicly published or made available internally to BISim.

Worldwide Academic Institutions Engaged With

Aarhus Universitet
Bath College
Bath Spa University
Bournemouth University
Carnegie Mellon University
Chalmers University of Technology
Charles University
Cranfield University
Deakin University
Edge Hill University
Gdańsk Technical University
George Mason University
General Mihailo Apostolski
Hedmark University College
Helmut Schmidt University
Hochschule Fulda
Il Centro Simulazione e Validazione dell'Esercito
Imperial College London
Institute for Creative Technologies
King's College London
Lunds Universitet
Military Academy University of Defense Belgrade
National Film and Television School
Naval Postgraduate School Monterey
Old Dominion University
Orange Technical College
Ostravská univerzita v Ostravě
Polish Naval Academy
Pratt Institute
Queen Mary University of London
Queen's University of Belfast
Royal Holloway, University of London
Staffordshire University
Tallinn University of Technology
Teesside University
Télécom Ecole de Management
Università degli Studi del Sannio
Universität der Bundeswehr München
University of Bath
University of Cambridge
University of Central Florida
University of Florence
University of Hull
University of Portsmouth
University of Sheffield
Virginia Tech
Wiltshire College
Wojskowa Akademia Techniczna
Wright State Research Institute
Wrocław Officer Academy
Wyższa Szkoła Oficerska Sił Powietrznych


For more information, please contact the BISim Academic Liaison Andy Fawkes

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